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Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American recording artist and entertainer. Raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, Spears began performing as a child, landing acting roles in stage productions and television shows. She signed with Jive Records in 1997 and released her debut album in 1999. During her first decade within the music industry, she became a prominent figure in mainstream popular music and popular culture, followed by a much-publicized personal life. Her first two albums established her as a pop icon and broke sales records, while title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" became international number-one hits. Spears was credited for influencing the revival of teen pop during the late 1990s.
April 13, 2011
Nicki Minaj will join Britney Spears on her North American tour this summer, it has been confirmed. The rapper, who released her debut album Pink Friday last year, will be the main support act on Britney Spears' Femme Fatale tour, which starts on June 17 in California. Read more
April 11, 2011
Britney Spears has collaborated with Rihanna on a remix track. The singer, who released her anticipated new album 'Femme Fatale last month (March 28), will appear on a remix version of Rihanna's 'S&M'. Read more
April 7, 2011
Britney Spears' publicist has denied reports that the singer wanted to postpone her summer tour. A report in The Sun today (April 7) claims the singer wanted to put back her 26-date jaunt because she did not have time to prepare. Read more
April 6, 2011
Britney Spears has gone straight in at number one on the US Billboard album chart with her new album, 'Femme Fatale'. The singer's seventh studio album sold 276,000 copies in its first week and marks her sixth number one album. Read more
April 6, 2011
One of Britney Spears songwriters has slammed people who have criticised her new album because it contains no co-writing credits. The singer has come under fire from various music critics and blogs following the release of 'Femme Fatale' last month. Read more
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